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Lake Township trustees enjoyed some good economic news during their meeting last week with the announcement a countertop business was re-locating to a Tracy Road site where it plans to invest almost $800,000 in new machinery and building renovations.

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a payroll credit for new jobs created by Cutting Edge Countertops, which is moving to the 60,000-square-foot facility on Tracy Road from a Perrysburg location.

Susor, who was elected to council last month, was the top vote getter.

Councilman Mike Sheehy, who had been president of council, made the motion to make Susor president.

Councilman Jerry Peach had nominated Sheehy to continue as president.

Possible health insurance premium hikes are the sticking point in the pending contract for Ottawa County sheriff’s deputies and detectives.

The Ottawa County commissioners last month rejected a fact-finders report affecting the 62 department staffers, according to commissioners’ records.

Oregon’s 2012 budget is more conservative than in previous years due to less income tax revenue and state cuts in the Local Government Fund.

Councilman James Seaman, chairman of the Finance Committee, has been holding committee meetings to discuss the city’s operating budget.

Residents and businesses in unincorporated areas in Lucas County, such as Jerusalem Township, will see a change on their property tax bills next month.

Under Lucas County’s new storm water utility district, residential property owners will be charged a flat rate of $4.06 per month or $24.36 per tax bill, while non-residential customers within the unincorporated portions of the county will be charged $4.06 per month or $24.36 per tax bill for every 5,500 square feet of hard surface area on their property.


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